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Genetian Pond Shelter - Solo Hike

AMC Genetian Pond Shelter Trail: Austin Brook Trail Elevation: 2,270 ft Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft Miles: 7.0 miles Roundtrip Duration: 4.5 hours (includes stops for trail photos & 30 min @ shelter) Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Trailhead parking: 44°24'45"N  71°4'6"W Originally I was set to solo a practice hike to the Hermit Lake Shelter at Tuckerman Ravine today. But when I awoke this morning and read Jeff D's email about a possible practice hike to the Genetian Pond Shelter, I decided to check it out instead. It's mileage/gain is similar to the mileage/gain we expect to backpack to the South Colony Pond on our Colorado trip. Once at the Pond, we will be setting up camp. So I did a quick search of trail/trailhead info and got on my way. The trailhead is located on North Road of Shelburne, NH.  Yes, that's a turnstyle! Along the Austin Brook Trail At mile 3.1, after crossing over the Bog on bog bridges, the trai